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Oral & Craniofacial Tissue Engineering
Oral & Craniofacial Tissue Engineering 2 (2012), No. 1     15. Mar. 2012
Oral & Craniofacial Tissue Engineering 2 (2012), No. 1  (15.03.2012)

Page 58-65


Combined Immediate Loading of Zygomatic and Mandibular Implants: A Preliminary 2-Year Report of 19 Patients
Butura, Caesar C. / Galindo, Daniel F.
Purpose: A retrospective study was performed to evaluate the feasibility of simultaneous use of immediately loaded zygomatic and mandibular implants for full maxillomandibular restoration.
Materials and Methods: A total of 40 zygomatic and 112 conventional implants were placed in 19 edentulous and partially edentulous patients and restored with full-arch acrylic resin prostheses within 3 hours of surgery. Implant insertion torque values were between 35 and 45 Ncm.
Results: During the 1-year follow-up period, none of the 19 patients experienced implant or prosthesis failures. The patients did not experience any sinus infections or any other surgical complications from the performed procedures.
Conclusion: Zygomatic and conventional implants can be simultaneously placed in the maxilla and mandible and successfully loaded with an acrylic resin prosthesis using the All-on-Four concept.

Keywords: dental implants, immediate loading, insertion torque, zygomatic implants